Fund to Mission Progress Report (Winter 2022) | University of Michigan Press

Since fall 2020, the University of Michigan Press has collaborated with with itsparent library and LYRASIS to implement the Fund to Mission monograph model, which facilitates the conversion of an increasing percentage of the U-MPress’s 80-monograph-a-year frontlist output to open access without requiringinequitable author-side payments.


University of Michigan Press extends free-to-read ebook access, announces flat pricing for 2021, and requests library investment – University of Michigan Press Blog

“University of Michigan Press (UMP) will extend free-to-read access to the University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection (UMP EBC) until the end of August 2020, strengthening its support of students, librarians, and faculty who need ebook access as they continue to transition to online learning and teaching. 

Additionally, in recognition of the budget constraints that many libraries now face as a result of COVID-19, UMP will also keep UMP EBC prices flat for the 2021 calendar year….”